The National Assembly are at it Again

It is discouraging that the Nigerian senate and the House of representative are now trying to turn both Houses into House of thieves where impunity will reign supreme. Both Houses and some state legislatures are plotting to confer immunity to the principal officers of the House namely the Senate president, deputy senate president, the speaker …

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President Buhari’s one Year in Office

It is too early in the life of president Buhari’s administration to judge whether it will be a successful administration or not. The most important thing in the life of a new administration is to analyze policies already in place to see if the government is laying a solid foundation for the future of the …

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Removal of Fuel Subsidy

The federal government of Nigeria recently removed subsidy on imported Premium Motor Spirit (petroleum) and increased price of fuel from 86.50 Naira to $145 Naira per liter. What that means is that official government price of a gallon of petroleum now cost 580 Naira, a little less than $2 per gallon. Prices of petroleum has …

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Chicken Has Come Home to Roost

I published the article below on December 23, 2012 under the title: Constitutional Amendment and Quest for More States in Nigeria. I decided to republish the article because What I predicted then about potential future economic crisis that will face the states has become a reality. Economic crisis facing the states requires long term structural …

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Fulani Herdsmen: Threat to Nigerian Security

Nigeria is a country of many wonders. It is hard to understand how cattle appears to be worth more than human life. The Fulani herdsmen who traverse Nigerian roads are now turning into what can be described as emerging potent threat to the peaceful co-existence of Nigerian state. The Fulani herdsmen has taken it upon …

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